Close Close Preview

Your amazing online presence is right this way.

Create your profile
Capture who you are, what you do, and where you're going. All in one place.

Michael Kylis

Michael Kylis

Historical Researcher

Reign Productions Inc.

Maplewood, NJ

Historical Researcher at Reign Productions Inc.

Message

1

Follower

MENU ☰

60 Minutes, CBS News

Researcher / Associate Producer

• Researched and checked facts for more than 200 stories, using Lexis-Nexis, the Internet, online databases, government documents and public records, and phone interviews.
• Acted as field producer on numerous stories; directed crews and subjects during shooting.
• Prepared interview questions with producers and correspondents, conducted interviews, and investigated and updated stories until airing.
• Edited and prepared pitch reels; acquired, created and maintained field and archive tapes; procured stock footage and worked with editors during the editing process.
• Stories covered include hard-hitting investigative reports, interviews, feature segments and profiles of people in the news. Two-time Emmy winner for Caitlin’s Story - Cochlear Implants and Bob Dole of Kansas.

Career medium 04
Career

VitalFew.com [Internet Start-up]

Producer / Manager

• Managed staff of 16 programmers. Planned and scheduled projects.

Reign Productions Inc.

Historical Researcher

• Reign is a period drama television series following the early years of Mary, Queen of Scots, in 1557 France.
• Pitch story lines

Freelance

Researcher / Fact Checker / Writer

http://www.adequacy.net/author/mkylis/

Freelance

Researcher / Fact Checker / Writer

• American Demographics, Researched facts for award-winning magazine that covered consumer trends.
• New York City Landmarks IV, Researched and wrote summaries for book about NYC landmarks.
• Ticker Magazine, Checked facts for the Individual Investor Group monthly financial magazine.
• CIO-Insight Magazine, Confirmed facts for national business and financial magazine.

Career medium 06
Career

WCBS-TV

Researcher

• Produced real-time research during live morning news for anchors to provide up-to-date facts.
• On-air during 9/11 for 19 hours providing up to date research.

DizzyCity.com [Internet Start-up]

Producer / Manager

• Directed team of 10 producers for New York City-based multimedia internet company.
• Experience with Photoshop, graphics, Dreamweaver, HTML, site design and planning.

Career medium 04
Career
Career medium 05

Channel One News

Research Producer

• Check facts in all scripts; Investigate and update stories until airing
• Compiling and prioritizing information on daily, weekly basis
• Conduct research for news stories, work with talent and producers
• Coordinate with anchors, other producers and Executive Producer on production needs

Career

Hanft Unlimited

Director of Research / Writer

• Directed research team for journalist CEO, a national authority on business strategy and social trends, in support of his journalistic activities.
• Research work included a wide variety of topics, from corporate research to in-depth investigations, using online, print and public records. Analyzed and summarized results of research; prepared written reports.
• Identified and tracked down relevant interview subjects quickly and knowledgeably. Conducted background interviews.

Career medium 05
Career